Tag Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #130: It’s A Small World ~

My offerings today are close-ups captured with either my Panasonic Lumix or iPhone. Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #129: Favorite images from 2020 ~

In mid-March, Creighton, Jello and I were enjoying time at our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, when Washington Governor Inslee, issued a stay in place decree. We compared the coronavirus case-count/death-count for Clark County (145/8) and Pacific County … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #128: Here Comes the Holiday Season ~

The iconic Santa Clause of my youth was captured in the Coca Cola advertisements that were always full page color, inside the back cover of Time & Life magazines. *”…he was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf….” My … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #127: Precious Moments ~

Precious moments are those with family and friends, almost always beginning with hugs and ending with more hugs. Oh, how I miss that closeness! Family and friends are what make us who we are today. Creighton and I with Jocelyn … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #126: Subjects that Begin with the Letter A ~ Angel ~

Are angels real or imaginary? They certainly exist in many religious teachings, and are a recurring symbol in the Christmas story. “Angels are very important, because they provide people with an articulation of the conviction that God is intimately involved … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge # 125 ~ Renewal ~

Tina offers us a great opportunity to do whatever we want with the challenge. Though my post today is not the most visually appealing, it is what has occupied me for over a week! Our downstairs music room carpet was … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #124: Now and Then ~

Now – November 28, 2020 on an afternoon walk in the neighborhood, Vancouver, USA Then – March 4, 2018. A family birthday gathering at my home with my sisters Diana and Lori, and her grandson Micah, three years old. Three … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #123 ~ Found In the Neighborhood ~

Looking out across 24 acres of dune-meadow-wetland, I am greeted by banks of clouds billowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Shorebirds were migrating through last week. Several hundred sanderling, plovers and sandpipers, feasted and rested at ebb tide Friday, November … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #122: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow ~ Silver Linings ~

The past few days have been stormy here in Long Beach, Washington USA. Sometimes the cloud formations are stunning, and especially so when the sun peeks through. For this week’s challenge, I offer a series of Silver Linings – signs … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #121: Focus on the Subject ~

For this week’s challenge I took an extended look back through my archives. Although one photo is a repeat, my goal was to provide fresh images. On our drive to Long Beach we cross over the John Day River at … Continue reading

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